Welcome to Salem County NJ

Located in the heart of the Northeast Corridor, Salem County is the Gateway to New Jersey. Visit us and Discover the Possibilities that exist in our County. I consider it an honor to serve as Freeholder Director. This website is another step toward making Salem County government open, accessible and responsible, one of my key priorities.

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Julie A. Acton
Julie A. Acton Message from Julie A. Acton, Director, Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders:
Welcome to the Salem County website.  On behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, I encourage residents, visitors, and business’ to explore the many resources, programs, and services Salem County government offers.  You will find useful information; documents and forms to download; links to various government entities; and news announcements.  We are honored to have qualified and dedicated employees who provide friendly and exceptional service to those we serve.  Salem County is a wonderful place to live, work, and visit. I consider it an honor to serve the residents of this great county as your Freeholder Director.  This website serves as another avenue toward this Administration’s priorities: making Salem County government open, accessible, and responsible.

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Freeholder Ben Laury spoke at the Chamber of Commerce State of County Address. He provided accomplishments and goals of the Public Works Department. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government shared Salem County Health Department's post. ... See MoreSee Less

Please see the *REVISED* rabies clinic schedule. Clinic scheduled for the past weekend were moved to a later date.

Salem County Government shared Salem County Health Department's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Are you interested in becoming a Disaster Response Crisis Counselor Volunteer in Salem County? The training is free and volunteers must be age 18 or older, interest in mental health, Salem County resident, and willing to vounteers during disaster situations. For more information contact Becky Foraker, Mental Health Administrator at 856-935-7510 ext. 8464

Zika Virus 101 ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Lee Ware will be honored by the SCVTS Educational Foundation on February 26th. Tickets are available through February 17th. Come out and support "Coach" Ware! ... See MoreSee Less

Seniors Decide 2016- a Unique Presidential Candidate 'Watch Party' for Salem County Seniors. All candidates have been invited to participate telecast from George Mason University. ... See MoreSee Less

Dale Cross, Deputy Freeholder Director and Chair of the Public Safety Committee, spoke about the OEM, Prosecutor's and Sheriff's Offices accomplishments and their goals for 2016. Public Safety is one of the 'puzzle' piece of the overall government structure. ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued a Proclamation Declaring February 2016 Black History Month. NAACP President Kennard Braxton and other members were present to accept the Proclamation. ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented a Citation to Ms. Briana Merriel, 2016 Miss New Jersey Rodeo at last their Board Meeting on February 3, 2016. ... See MoreSee Less

Richard Cunningham, Veteran, led the Pledge of Allegiance at last nights Freeholder Board Meeting. Mr. Cunningham served in the Marine Corp and Air Corp Reserve. Thank you for your service! ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders gave the "State of County Address" on January 28. The Freeholders utilized a visual of a puzzle. Each puzzle piece represented the Freeholders respective committee and was added to the board as they spoke, each will be posted. The final piece to be added was the Salem County Seal. A member from the audience, Brenda Goins, added to the final puzzle piece to the board. "The Salem County Seal represents you, our citizens of Salem County. This seal serves as a constant symbol that you are at the forefront of our minds in all that we deliberate and act on." stated Julie Acton, Freeholder Director. ... See MoreSee Less

Did You Know Series.... What is the County TRIAD Meeting?

The Salem County Sheriff's Office began the TRIAD quarterly meetings in 2009. The meetings are held for Salem County Seniors 55 years and older. These meetings are an opportunity for attendees to enjoy a lunch, socialize, and hear a presentation on senior related topics. The next TRIAD meeting will be held on March 16 at the FOP located on Route 49 in Pennsville. Please call 935-7510, Ext. 8595 to register to attend, join TRIAD, or volunteer at the luncheon meetings. Please take a moment to view pictures from their December meeting. The Pennsville students provided music at the holiday luncheon. Benjamin Laury; Julie Acton
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